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April 16, 2016

Virginia Tech April 16 memorial

It’s been nine years since a gunman opened fire on Virginia Tech’s beautiful campus, killing thirty-two students and faculty members before turning the gun on himself.  As painful as the memory is, I think it’s important that we always remember those who lost their lives that day.  I hope and pray that we find a way to end tragedies like this.  Lest we forget, the 32 who lost their lives that day are:


15 Comments leave one →
  1. April 16, 2016 8:03 am

    Such a horrible day! I didn’t realize it has been nine years. It is important to remember but I’m glad you don’t name the person responsible. The anniversary of the Marathon bombings was yesterday, and there are remembrances each year in Massachusetts at marathon time.

  2. April 16, 2016 8:54 am

    Hard to believe that was 9 years ago all ready! Such a tragedy!

  3. April 16, 2016 9:46 am

    It is easy enough to forget these things. Thanks for reminding us.

  4. April 16, 2016 10:57 am

    Wow, nine years already! And the violence hasn’t seemed to lessen since then, either. When will it end? I, too, hope we remember….and find a way to stop the violence. Thanks for sharing.

  5. April 16, 2016 11:27 am

    So sad! And thanks to you, those who lost their lives that day will be remembered.

  6. Patty permalink
    April 16, 2016 2:25 pm

    It is so awesome that you do this every year. I still remember watching this…in horror.

  7. April 16, 2016 3:40 pm

    Hard to believe it’s been 9 years. So sad…

  8. April 16, 2016 5:59 pm

    Not an easy day for all those families involved. Thanks for the reminder, Kathy.

  9. April 16, 2016 6:17 pm

    So sad! Thank you for this post, Kathy.

  10. April 17, 2016 8:56 am

    Thank you Kathy.

  11. April 17, 2016 12:18 pm

    Thank you for the reminder Kathy and honoring those who lost their lives.

  12. Ryan permalink
    April 18, 2016 9:51 pm

    Thank you for doing this every year.

  13. April 20, 2016 1:13 pm

    I’m so glad you do this every year. It’s important to remember.

  14. The Cue Card permalink
    April 21, 2016 5:32 pm

    Oh it was a horrific day. What a terrible loss of all these innocent people. I mourn them

  15. bookingmama permalink
    April 24, 2016 6:55 pm

    Wow — nine years and still so tragic.

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